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Rox Win Tight One to Take Opener vs Border Cats

ROX WIN TIGHT ONE TO TAKE OPENER VS BORDER CATS

Jack Cushing threw 8 shutout innings to lead the St.Cloud Rox to a 2-0 victory over the Thunder Bay Border Cats at Port Arthur Stadium. Hance Smith had both Rox RBI after a fielder’s choice groundout in the 7th and single in the 9th. Drew Gooch hurled a good one for the Cats going 6-plus innings giving up just 1 earned run. Erik Martinez picked up the save for St. Cloud. A night after leaving 15 men on base, the Border Cats left another 7 on the base paths in this one. Brandon Trammell led the Cats with 2 hits in the game. The Rox improve to 11-10 in the 2nd half, while The Border Cats dropped their 4th in a row to fall to 6-15 in the half. The two teams wrap up their 2-game series with a Sunday matinee at the Stadium beginning at 1:35 pm. It is Township of Nipigon Day and as always on Sundays all kids 12 and under are free.

Photo by: James Mirabelli